“Conservatism has been killing Americans. The recent food safety crisis is only one case study. . .
The Associated Press studied the records and found that between 2003 and 2006 the Food and Drug Administration conducted 47 percent fewer safety inspections. FDA field offices have 12 percent fewer employees. Safety tests for food produced in the United States have gone down by three quartersâ€”have almost ground to a haltâ€”in the previous year alone.”
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